Join us October 7–16, 2022 for our upcoming virtual antiquarian book fair!
Preregister now for Biblio.live and get $10 to use at the fair.
Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

A Child's book of stories. by  Penrhyn [compiler]; Jessie Willcox Smith [illus] Coussens - Hardcover - 1915 - from Bygone Books (SKU: 16726)

A Child's book of stories.

Click for full-size.

A Child's book of stories.

by Coussens, Penrhyn [compiler]; Jessie Willcox Smith [illus]

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
VG-
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Bluffton, South Carolina
Item Price
$78.00
Or just $70.20 with a
Bibliophiles Club Membership
FREE Shipping to USA Standard delivery: 4 to 8 days
More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • PayPal

About This Item

NY: Duffield & Company, 1915. Hardcover. VG-. Jessie Willcox Smith (cover). Early printing (originally published in 1911), 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles, pictorial paste-on, 463 pages, 10 color plates, illustrated endpapers. VERY GOOD- / no jacket: light rubbing to spine extremities and corners, gilt lettering on spine slightly dulled, pictorial paste-on has a few scratches at the edges, first signature is slightly loose with half-title detaching, owner inscribed on first blank page otherwise book is clean throughout, all the lovely and bright Smith plates are present with tissue guards. A nice copy despite these few flaws.

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Bygone Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
16726
Title
A Child's book of stories.
Author
Coussens, Penrhyn [compiler]; Jessie Willcox Smith [illus]
Illustrator
Jessie Willcox Smith (cover)
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG-
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Duffield & Company
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1915
Keywords
JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH, Illustrated Books
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Literature;

Terms of Sale

Bygone Books

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

Bygone Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since 2004
Bluffton, South Carolina
Ask Seller a Question

About Bygone Books

A closed shop of fine used and collectible books with specialties in Literature, Children's, Domestic Arts, Decorative Arts, and Great Britain.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
tracking-